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2016 Daytona 500 Race on February 21st at the Daytona International Speedway


The Great American Race, the Daytona 500, will take place at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 1PM. Daytona 500 About an hours drive from the city of Orlando, the Daytona 500 is the … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Events in Orlando 2015 Featuring the NKF Surf Festival in Cocoa Beach

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Labor Day Weekend in Orlando consists of three big events to enjoy that includes a surfing competition, Disney on Ice, and family reunions. Also, September is Magical Dining Month in Orlando. NKF Pro Am Surf Festival About a 45 minute drive … Continue reading

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2015 Spending Spring Break in Orlando at Cocoa Beach

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Orbitz.com listed Orlando as the #1 destination in 2012 for Spring Break. Whereas a lot of visitors will be visiting Orlando this year to visit Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios to drink butter beer and to experience the original … Continue reading

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2014 Light Up Viera Christmas Event and Parade

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In the Orlando area we have several fun things to do during the Christmas season. One of the unique experiences in the larger central Florida area that we can typically do during the month of November and December is take … Continue reading

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2014 Wings and Waves Daytona Beach Air Show Event Featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds

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The annual Wings and Waves Air Show that features the United States Air Force Thunderbirds will take place at Daytona Beach on Saturday and Sunday, October 11th and 12th, 2014 beginning at 11:30am on both days. Wings and Waves About a 45 … Continue reading

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Best Inland Beaches and Natural Springs in Orlando featuring St Cloud, Moss Park, Winter Park, Kelly Park, and Wekiwa Springs

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Some may think that you need to go to one of the Florida coasts to experience the beach while visiting Orlando but those people have never been to Saint Cloud, Florida (see picture above) or Moss Park in Orlando. If … Continue reading

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Melbourne Air & Space show on November 2nd and 3rd, 2013

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With the weather still warm enough for a great beach day, the city of Melbourne will debut their air show on Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 at Paradise Beach Park. Melbourne Air & Space Show 2013 The 2013 Melbourne Air … Continue reading

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Wekiva Island is the Ultimate College Spring Break Spot in Orlando Year-Round

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When thinking about spending spring break in Orlando and Central Florida, most college students are thinking about the beaches throughout the state of Florida, the theme parks, or the water parks. However, there is a little party oasis along the … Continue reading

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Finding Nemo’s Reef and Spring-a-Leak Splash Pads on the Disney Dream Cruise and Castaway Cay Private Island

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With Disney’s newest cruise ships cruising out of Port Canaveral, there are places on board for your infants and toddlers to splash around outside of the pools and water slides that are designed for older kids and adults. On board … Continue reading

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Fort Lauderdale Beach Weekend Getaway Featuring the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens and Las Olas Boulevard

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About a little over 3 hours drive south on the Florida Turnpike from Orlando International Airport is Fort Lauderdale Beach, a great weekend getaway for travelers visiting the Orlando area or locals looking to get away for a few days. Orlando … Continue reading

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Coconuts on the Beach at Cocoa Beach is the Best Beach Bar for College Spring Break and UCF Students in Orlando

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Coconuts on the Beach in Downtown Cocoa Beach is the best known beach bar for UCF students that attracts the college party crowd just about every weekend during the spring and summer seasons, especially during spring break. Live music and … Continue reading

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